Elevate is our blog by young people, for young people.

Do you have an opinion on an issue you want to share? Do you have a solution to a problem?  We want to hear from young people and those who work with them to submit their writing to be published here on Elevate.

We’d love to hear what you have to say about making a difference, being a young person, your community or anything else you're passionate about and want young people to know about. Let Elevate be a platform for getting your voice out there!

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30 homes in 6 years: Moving onwards and upwards

  • Kylie*, 15
  • 26 October 2022

How out of touch are our politicians when it comes to young people? Notes from the 2019 School Climate Strikes

  • Hannah Mansfield
  • 12 April 2022

Meaningful work opportunities for young people

  • Katia Pellicciotta, YACVic
  • 11 March 2022

Cooking as community care with Ashvina

  • Katia Pellicciotta, YACVic
  • 20 December 2021

Using life experience to make change with Mac

  • Katia Pellicciotta, YACVic
  • 13 December 2021

Empowering young people in sport with Louis

  • Katia Pellicciotta, YACVic
  • 06 December 2021

Taking local environmental action with Candace

  • Katia Pellicciotta, YACVic
  • 29 November 2021

A young person’s guide to getting published

  • YACVic
  • 29 November 2021

COVID recovery for students and young creatives with Mia

  • Katia Pellicciotta, YACVic
  • 22 November 2021

Why International Organisations Matter and How You Can Get Involved

  • Jack Dalrymple, Global Voices
  • 01 November 2021

Environmental action during COVID-19: Candace’s story

  • Katia Pellicciotta, YACVic
  • 06 September 2021

Accessible education in COVID-19: Mac’s story

  • Katia Pellicciotta
  • 19 July 2021

How a YACVic membership can support young people

  • Katia Pellicciotta, YACVic
  • 17 March 2021

How to Run Safe Youth Spaces Online: Tips By and For Regional Young Leaders and Youth Workers

  • Katia Pellicciotta, YACVic
  • 26 February 2021

How to navigate being the political friend

  • Mark Yin, Cheryl Tan and Alex Lee
  • 02 February 2021

Coping with Grief during COVID-19

  • Sammy Huynh
  • 16 September 2020

A Friendly Reminder That You Are Not Defined by Your Productivity

  • Sweeney Preston
  • 04 September 2020

Knitting Scarves for Social Change during COVID-19

  • 02 September 2020

Fortune favours the bold: launching Brimbank's youth-led magazine

  • The Bold Source editorial team
  • 27 July 2020

Young People Remain in Limbo after July's Federal Economic Update

  • Lawrence Rogers, YACVic Policy Team
  • 27 July 2020